Pade Thao

Position title: Federal Awards Administrator


Phone: 608.262.4987

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Pade, a Hmong- American woman, has worked in higher education in various roles and higher education institutions for over 15 years. She has several experiences in higher education ranging from admissions, student advising to financial aid and veterans’ benefits.

She holds a Master’s of Science in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology from Edgewood College. Pade has passion for higher education; specifically in various of student services that lead to students succeeding in higher education.

Outside of her work, she is dedicated to her family and friends. She enjoys learning about different cultures, trying new foods, and exploring the world and continuously looks forward to grasping a new challenge.